National Affairs: Blossom Time

As by a miracle, items began flowering in political columns last winter, casting lonesome Republican Harold Stassen, 50, 'as a candidate for governor of Pennsylvania in 1958 (he served three terms as governor of Minnesota from 1939 to 1945). U.S. Disarmament Adviser Stassen demurely maintained a no-comment attitude, but bought a piece of property near Valley Forge, Pa.

Last week the stones began to blossom again. Stassen said: "It is too soon to make any announcements for 1958," and then denied that that was a denial. Evidently he can hear political calls too high-pitched for human ears. Washington and Pennsylvania politicians believe...

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